John Torrey

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John Torrey

John Torrey (1796–1873), U.S. botanist.

Standard IPNI form: Torr.

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  • Torrey, J. 1819. A Catalogue of Plants growing spontaneously within thirty miles of the City of New-York. Albany. Online.
  • Torrey, J. 1824. A flora of the Northern and Middle Sections of the United States. BHL
  • Torrey, J. 1826. A Compendium of the Flora of the Northern and Middle States, containing generic and specific Descriptions of all the Plants, exclusive of the Cryptogamia, hitherto found in the United States, north of the Potomac. S. B. Collins, New York. BHL
  • Torrey, J. 1827. Some account of a collection of plants made during a journey to the Rocky Mountains in the summer of 1820, by Edwin P. James, M. D. Assistant Surgeon U.S. Army. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York 2: 161–254. BHL Reference page. 
  • Torrey, J. 1829. Outlines of the lectures on chemistry, delivered in the College of Physicians and Surgeons of the University of the State of New York. 2ª ed. John Post.
  • Torrey, J. 1931. Catalogue of North American Genera of Plants, arranged according to the orders of Lindley’s Introduction to the Natural System of Botany. In: Lindley, J. An introduction to the Natural System of Botany: Or, A systematic View of the Organization, natural affinities, and geographical distribution of the whole vegetable kingdom; together with the uses of the most important species in medicine, the arts. G. & C. & H. Carvill, New York. BHL
  • Torrey, J. & Gray, A. 1838–1840. A Flora of North America containing abridged Descriptions of all the known indigenous and naturalized Plants growing North of Mexico; arranged according to the Natural System. New-York: Wiley & Putnam. BHL
  • Torrey, J. 1838–1843. A Flora of North America.
  • Torrey, J. 1843. A flora of the state of New-York: comprising full descriptions of all the indigenous and naturalized plants hitherto discovered in the state with remarks on their economical and medicinal properties. 2 vol. Carroll & Cook, printers to the Assembly, Albany. BHL
  • Torrey, J. 1843. Catalogue of plants collected by Mr. Charles Geyer under the direction of Mr. I. N. Nicollet during the exploration of the region between the Mississippi alnd Missouri Rivers. In: Nicollet, J.N. Report intended to illustrate a map of the hydrographical basin of the upper Mississippi river. Blair and Rives, Printers, Washington. p. 143–165. BHL
  • Torrey, J. 1845. Catalogue of Plants collected by Lieutenant Frémont in his expedition to the Rocky Mountains. In: Frémont, J.C. Report of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842, and to Oregon and North California in the years 1843–’44. Gales & Seaton, Washington.: 81–98. BHL Reference page. 
  • Torrey, J. & Frémont, J.C. 1845. Descriptions of some new genera and species of plants, collected in Captain J. C. Frémont's exploring expedition to Oregon and North California, in the years 1843–'44. In: Frémont, J.C. Report of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842, and to Oregon and North California in the years 1843–'44. Gales & Seaton, Washington.: 311–319. BHL Reference page. 
  • Torrey, J. 1853. Botany. In: Sitgreaves, L.. Report of an Expedition down to the Zuni and Colorado Rivers. Washington, R. Armstrong: 155–178. BHL Reference page. 
  • Torrey, J. 1853. Plantae Fremontianæ; or, Descriptions of Plants Collected by Colonel J. C. Frémont in California. Smithsonian Institution, Washington (D.C.) BHL
  • Torrey, J. 1857. Description of the general botanical collections. Reports of explorations and surveys: to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean 4(4): 61–182. BHL Reference page. 
  • Torrey, J. 1859. Botany of the Boundary. In: Emory, W.H. Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary 2(1): 27–270, pl. 1–61. BHL Reference page. 
  • Torrey, J., in Gray, A. 1860. Catalogue of plants collected east of the Rocky Mountains. Reports of explorations and surveys: to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Botanical Report. 12(2): 40–49. BHL Reference page. 
  • Torrey, J. 1874. Phanerogamia of Pacific North America. In: United States Exploring Expedition. During the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. Under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N.. Vol. 17, Botany III, Philadelphia, p. 207–514. BHL

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